Hippos in the river

Bountiful Masai Mara Safari from November to June

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Countries Visited

Kenya

Places Visited

Nairobi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Mara River, Mara North Conservancy

Suggested Duration

10 Days

From July to October, the great wildebeest migration fills the Masai Mara, as do the bulk of the Mara's annual travelers. But from November to June, the Masai Mara continues to brim over with an astonishing abundance of wildlife, along with fantastic opportunities for private walking safari, horseback safari, luxury mobile camping, and thrilling nighttime drives. On a 10-day safari outside of the migration months, the Masai Mara is as authentic and surreal as ever.

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Trip Highlights

  • Savor the authenticity of the Masai Mara as you spend six days in this world-famous safari destination, going outside of the great migration months to explore without the crowds
  • Observe thrilling Big Cat encounters as most predators do not follow the wildebeest migration
  • Game drive along the Mara River and be surrounded by hundreds of thousands of mammals, like zebra, wildebeest, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, hippo, and Thomson's gazelle
  • Start this 10-day safari in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where incredible rhino and chimpanzee encounters complement what is seen later in the Masai Mara
  • Hot air balloon above the Mara and gaze down on the ungulate-dappled grasslands
  • Spend a day walking across the plains with a Masai warrior guide, an experience that enhances the surreal authenticity of the Mara Safari
  • Immersive accommodations that keep the animals close make the most of your time on safari, including two nights at a private luxury mobile camp
  • Ride alongside the zebra and wildebeest with a day of horseback safari in Ol Kinyei Conservancy, another exclusive experience on the astonishing grasslands

Starting Price

$5,845 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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